Novak Djokovic and Denis Shapovalov face in the second men’s semi-final of Wimbledon 2021. The number 1 starts as a great favorite in this confrontation and to win the tournament, since he does it against the young Canadian, who reaches the semifinals for the first time in the tournament
Shapovalov first reaches the penultimate round of a Grand slam after dropping big players like Andy Murray, Roberto Bautista Agut or Karen Khachanov. His also a young compatriot Felix Auger Aliassime stayed in the quarterfinals against Matteo berrettini, where the Italian will face the Polish Hubert hurckacz for a place in the final, he will face “Nole” or to Shapovalov.
Djokovic, for his part, has not suffered especially in this tournament. Except for the first set played in this Wimbledon, who lost to the young man Wild Card Draper, all the other games he has won comfortably, before Kevin Anderson, Denis Kudla, Christian Garín Y Marton fucsovics, respectively.
Djokovic has walked at idle throughout the tournament, but from the semi-finals on, he has no problem putting one more gear in gear and going all out. “Nole”, who is looking for his sixth title in Wimbledon and his Grand Slam number 20, with which he would equal Federer and Nadal on the list, he has a great opportunity, since also the face-to-face against the Canadian is very comfortable for him.
The face to face between Djokovic and Shapovalov It is 6-0 in favor of the Serbian, although all his matches have been played on hard court, indoor and outdoor, as well as one of them on clay. The most recent duel was in the ATP Cup of this season, where Djokovic he won 7-5, 7-5.
The ATP number 1 has 19 Grand Slams and look for his sixth title in Wimbledon, where he is clearly a favorite, but for this he must overcome one of the revelations of the tournament, along with Hurckacz, you have nothing to lose at this point.
When is Djokovic – Shapovalov played?
The game is played today, Friday July 9, following the first semifinal of the men’s Wimbledon 2021, which will face Matteo Berretini and Hubert Hurckacz starting at 2.30 p.m..
Where to see the Djokovic – Shapovalov?
The encounter can be seen by GO (8), dial Movistar Plus, which retransmits Wimbledon 2021. You can follow the game live through the Mundo Deportivo website.